So you have finally found the organization you want to work with. But you are a little nervous about you you should approach the community partner… OR … maybe you are unsure about HOW or WHAT to say to the CP..
Hmmmm what are you to do?
Well DON’T worry. The Service Learning Team has got your back! We’ve put together a sample script to get your started.
“Hi my name is ______________ and I am calling from Kingsborough Community College. May I please speak with (site contact person name) regarding participation in your agency as a service-learning student?”
Once the site person is on the phone
“Hi my name is ______________ and I am a student from Kingsborough Community College student who is interested in participating as a service-learner with your agency. I am taking a _________ course and my instructor requires ______ hours to complete my service-learning requirements.
I am available during (provide your dates and times). Do you have any available programs that can correlate with my schedule?
Is there a required orientation or training I will need to attend? Am I required to complete any medical forms, background checks? Does your program require me to complete specific hours?
Thank you for your time and consideration.”
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